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Share your passion and skills as a St.Amant Leisure Guide facilitator

Share your passion and skills as a St.Amant Leisure Guide facilitator

The St.Amant Leisure Guide offers leisure and recreation opportunities for children and adults with developmental disabilities and autism who are supported by St.Amant.

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St.Amant is pleased to announce the continuation of the St.Amant Leisure Guide this winter, from January 14-March 10. Programs will offer a variety of activities for all ages and abilities – both on-site and in external community settings. Previous program activity examples have included yoga, baking, oil & water painting, instrumental jamming, collaborative video-gaming, karaoke, crafting, and more. Drawing on a wealth of facilitator expertise, the St.Amant Leisure Guide works to offer diverse leisure and recreational opportunities for St.Amant affiliates with developmental disabilities, autism and acquired brain injuries.

We are currently:

  1. Accepting proposals from those who have skills to share and wish to facilitate a proposed activity.
  2. Looking for individuals to build on specific, pre-determined programs that we would like to see take place in our next session.

Apply online: Deadline November 29, 2018

Submission Criteria:

  • Offers opportunities for meaningful and interactive leisure activities
  • Offers opportunities for relationship building between participants and/or between volunteers and participants
  • Fosters universality and participation
  • Does not rely on incremental learning and application of skills from prior weeks
  • Relevant skills and facilitator experience required to deliver the program including life or work experience with individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and/or acquired brain injuries

Facilitator Responsibilities: 

  • Design and facilitate (8) 60-90 minute weekly program sessions to run between January 14-March 10, 2019 or design and facilitate (4) 60-90 minute bi-weekly program sessions to run between January 14-March 10, 2019.
  • Attend a 1-hour facilitator orientation session (or a shorter version for past facilitators)
  • Create a safe and respectful environment for participants, families and volunteers
  • Create an environment that encourages relationship building
  • Set-up/take-down supplies and equipment required for your program activities
  • Know, understand, and carry out emergency protocols as outlined in the facilitator training
  • Report weekly on program attendance, activity summaries, and accident reports
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